Tag : Living a Life of Writing

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Writers, myself included, want to be recognized for their hard work that they do.  They want to have books published, and their names in print, and they want to have that now. the blog cloud It’s great most people want the ‘now’ in their lives, but I’ve personally been around the blogging world long enough …
A writer must consider quality content above all else. It’s a great statement when you first glance at it.  It is one of these ‘think positive’ type of messages we all love to hear or read about.  I agree with the statement, in the surface style it is given, but I don’t agree writers must …
Why on Earth would anyone pay $200 for a computer keyboard?! My last blog post (which was actually my first ever post on a website) talked about speech to text Apps that would save you the trouble of typing. I’m not a writer like many I am a tech person.  I love my teach toys, and love …
Growing up I loved to color. We had video games and a television but I grew up in a time when only about an hour of screen time was the average for the day. No Internet, iPads or cell phones. My younger cousins call it the dark ages. It was one hobby that I had that …
Writers get a lot of writing advice. Some of it is truly powerful and useful, and some of it is not. One of the most important things about advice is seeing where it is coming from.  It is about knowing what this person wants from you to give you this advice.  Good advice is worth …
What did I get myself into? I started reading AsapScience; Answers to the World’s Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors and Unexplained Phenomena by Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown. I thought that this was going to be another book like What If? by Randall Munroe. It was and it wasn’t. The beauty of science, one where an …
Self-Publishing your book and Traditionally publishing your book seems to be a great divide in the writing world.    If you mention the words “self-publishing” to say ten or fifteen aspiring authors and there will never be an answer that they will agree upon.  I’m not about to suggest they come to blows, but almost …
With Annabella taking over the reins of the book reviewing, I get to be the new resident Tech Reviewer on Living a Life of Writing. Annabella did know her stuff, I’ll give her that. I hope that I will be able to fill her shoes with my own reviews. Speech to Tech Apps are very …
As we near the end of the challenge, book five takes us to modern day Egypt. In a world with so much access to information and history, the youth in the modern day know very little of their family heritage. For me, not having the internet until high school age meant I had to do …
Any writer can understand that there is a risk when you write and publish online, you might not earn as much income, or traffic isn’t increasing quickly. We’d like to make money on our blogs. If you believe that writing is easy, or that blogging is easy this isn’t the post for you. There is always …
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